The Barenboim music cohort pilot project wraps up the first year of work. The first graders showed their confidence both performing and listening at their end of term recital on June 21. Three days later,they welcomed their sponsor Daniel Barenboim to the class.Continue reading
How to become a composer? How to write an opera? How much time does it take? How does an idea develop? German composer Detlev Glanert gave answers to all those questions when he visited the BCS Music class in 11th grade. He brought not only the printed score of his latest opera “Oceane” that was recently premiered at Deutsche Oper Berlin – he also brought some sketches. In this way our students could learn how an initial inspiration takes its final shape.Continue reading
On February 14, Berlin Cosmopolitan School hosted the 4th edition of the “One World Many Voices” concert. This year we organised an event which not only hosted our own BCS choir, but also the choirs from the Peter Ustinov Oberschule and the Quentin-Blake-Europe-School.
Bands from BCS and the Schiller-Gymnasium in Berlin rocked the house last Thursday for one hour after lunch. All Secondary students were invited to the great rock show in the BCS concert hall featuring the bands “Confusion” and “Sep10ber” from the Berlin Cosmopolitan School and “The Chillerz” from the Schiller Gymnasium.